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What is a palpable step off in regards to a pars defect and spinal instability? How to tell if i have one? Pars defect at L5 with bump on spine.

What is a palpable step off in regards to a pars defect and spinal instability? How to tell if i have one?  Pars defect at L5 with bump on spine.

The step is the: .. spinous process left behind as the effected vertebra slips forward, in someone with a pars defect. if you don't know if you have 1, C a spine surgeon for imaging. x-rays a-, & a CT may B needed. ...Read more

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I have painless hard mass as lump or bump Under the skin in the spinal cord area which I can feel it when I touch but it's not visible from outside??

I have painless hard mass as lump or bump Under the skin in the spinal cord area which I can feel it when I touch but it's not visible from outside??

Have it checked out: Lumps / bumps can be nothing or something. An example of nothing is a Lipoma. And example of something is a Tumor. Always have checked out if something isn't right, especially a young person. Better to be safe then sorry. ...Read more

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Major concern. I feel a zit shaped bump/lump behind my neck/right below hair/at spinal nerves area!feels hard like could be a bone/lump. It's hard ?

Major concern. I feel a zit shaped bump/lump behind my neck/right below hair/at spinal nerves area!feels hard like could be a bone/lump. It's hard ?

See doctor: The description of bumps in neck area suggests that these may be swollen /enlarged glands called lymph glands .These glands become firm or hard and palpable , mostly due to infection or some other reason . You may get some sore throat and fever .Consult your doctor,get examined and treatment . ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of spinal disease?

What are the common symptoms of spinal disease?

Variable!: Degenerative is part of the human condition. It can be silent (no symptoms). It is often associated with discomfort in the neck, mid back, and low back. If there is nerve or spinal cord irritation (compression, inflammation) there can be nerve symptoms (numbness, tingling , weakness, trouble walking, trouble controlling bladder and bowels). The problems vary widely in type & severity. ...Read more

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What are the sign & symptoms of spinal swelling?

What are the sign & symptoms of spinal swelling?

depends: It depends in part on the part of the spine involved. When nerve roots are involved, it usually involves pain, numbness, or weakness along the distribution of the nerve in the arm or leg. If it is the spinal cord itself, then swelling can lead to numbness, weakness, clumsiness, loss of bowel and bladder control, and even paralysis and/or respiratory arrest. ...Read more

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I think i might have had contact with someone that had spinal menegitis, how long after exposure will i get symptoms?

I think i might have had contact with someone that had spinal menegitis, how long after exposure will i get symptoms?

BACTERIAL: 3-7 days. Some recommend prophylactic antibiotics. Also i think there is a vaccine 2 think about after ur antibiotic course. ...Read more

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Hi, for a while now I've had from what I can feel bump on the back of my head. It isn't painful and I don't have symptoms. should I get it checked out?

Hi, for a while now I've had from what I can feel bump on the back of my head. It isn't painful and I don't have symptoms. should I get it checked out?

Yes...: You probably ought to have your doctor take a look at it just to be certain it is nothing to worry about. That way, you will hopefully find out what it is and get it treated, if necessary. Or, the doctor will tell you it's nothing and then you can stop worrying about it. Good luck to you!!! ...Read more